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Sep 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
an exclusive contract to train detroit and chicago on a particular vail road line, you were able to maintain that line at a much cheaper cost and instead of having to use rose, having tedious bushwhacker the country. and by establishing this exclusive right-of-way railroads, they got very cheap telegraph service. the telegraph companies got the rights of way. by establishing those arrangements and usual contractual agreements that the courts are reluctant to challenge in congress was reluctant to challenge, although it did, by doing that he was able to get around the limitations that state lawmakers had placed on telegraph companies to the antenna not really telegraph us. and those laws had been enacted as a response to morris. so you have morris who fails because of the estate primetime monopoly luscombe is simply succeeds by ingeniously using the affair was to create the kind of monopolies the state has. >> are there any comparisons today for rice to at&t in broadband and cell towers et cetera? pasco here's the comparison that intrigues me. congress enacted a law opened up competition just
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
with individual railroads. so you can get an exclusive contract, say between detroit and chicago, along a particular railroad line, you are able to maintain that line at a much cheaper cost than your arrival having to use roads or having to just bushwhack the open country. and by establishing those exclusive right-of-way, railroads got very cheap telegraph service. telegraph companies have the rights of way. by establishing those arrangements, unusual contractual arrangements which the courts were reluctant to challenge, and congress was reluctant to challenge, by doing that he was able to get around the limitations that state lawmakers have place on telegraph companies to the anti-monopoly laws. and those laws have been enacted as a response to morse. so you morse who fails, the state anti-monopoly laws, did he succeed by using the railroads to create the kind of monopolies -- >> are there any comparisons today for rise in an at&t and broadband and cell towers, et cetera? >> here's the comparison that really gets me. in 1996 congress enacted a law, open up competition. in local telecom
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